Ed Tashjian & Bill Napier debate important industry topics.
Is the state of our educational system a big problem for our industry?
Will traditional representatives even exist 10 years from now?
Ed Tashjian and Bill Napier duke it out over the future of the High Point Market.
Everybody is buzzing about VR/AR. Will the early adapters . . . the Amazons, Wayfairs and Frontgates eat your lunch?
Bill says, follow the money to the Baby Boom generation. Ed says “The Times They Are a-Changin'”.
Bill says, furniture brands don't matter anymore. Ed has a more nuanced view. Both say it's the Elephant in the room.
Bill Napier and Ed Tashjian tell why they are deeply concerned about the future of US home furnishings retailers.
Bill Napier thinks there is too much hype about digital-only retail marketing. Ed Tashjian takes a more nuanced view.
Is this promising demographic target being over-hyped by marketers in the furniture industry?
Is all the licensing of celebrity furniture lines in the home furnishing’s category worth the cost?